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 Post subject: That white boat...
PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2007 5:32 pm 
Just wondering Gordon. In a few recent video reviews, I noticed the far away subject you sometimes zoom in on is that boat moving along the water. Is that a ferry or tourist steamer of some sort? :lol:

 Post subject: TSS Earnslaw
PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2007 5:52 pm 
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While Gordon is enjoying his bowl of cereal I thought I'd butt in to say it's the steam-ship (TSS) Earnslaw.

Real Journeys operate it - for more see Travelling on a diesel powered boat after a trip on the TSS Earnslaw seems quite mundane. Recommended.


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Cheers Bob, yep, that's the Earnslaw and it's a great tourist attraction in Queesntown. In fact they do a season pass and many locals use it to just head over for some afternoon tea and cakes in a very civilised setting - although having now personally seen the farm demo five times, I'd still say it's worth doing it all!

There's some more Queenstown tips here:


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